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Occasionally, a participant might be in need without meeting the specifications of a hardship distribution--perhaps the participant has not claimed one of the qualifying reasons or has not taken the maximum number of allowable loans.
Crowell reported that "the inordinate number of employees who call in sick for allegedly FMLA qualifying reasons on holidays, sick days, and during public emergencies, speaks volumes as to how the FMLA diminishes the rights of the employer.
Answer: Under both the Oregon and federal leave laws, an eligible employee who has worked for you long enough to qualify may generally take up to 12 weeks of protected leave during a 12-month leave year, for various qualifying reasons.
Fifth, designate time missed for work injury as FMLA leave, to avoid stacking leave based on other qualifying reasons and extending the leave.
The Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) requires covered employers to permit eligible employees to take 12 weeks of job-protected leave in a 12-month period for certain qualifying reasons.